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On Pan, the movie and the fear of Death

On Sunday, Emma and I took the car into Belfast, on a very quiet and bright morning and went to see Pan, the movie released last year. Emma knew of Peter Pan, of course and had watched the classic version of the film several times but you can never beat a Disney movie! We had booked our tickets online via the Odeon Kids’ Cinema and paid £3.00 for both of us, so it was an extra bonus realising that we were the only ones watching Pan, as we got to sit in the comfy seats and chatted to our hearts’ desire, without disturbing anyone. Emma was engrossed from the word go and although she found some elements spooky, like the pirates kidnapping the boys from their orphanage dormitory at night and of course, cruel Mother Barnabas, she thoroughly enjoyed it and spoke about it for the rest of the day. What did I come away with myself, as a bereaved mother? I picked some golden nuggets that continued to simmer in my head over the …